Economic Development http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6595/more en Keating Report: 2017 forecast on government budgets and spending—Part 2 http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/keating-report-2017-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-2 <div class="field-deck"> In Madison, Wis., the mayor says it’s time for Congress and the Trump administration to help cities repair crumbling infrastructure </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Madison, Wis., Mayor Paul Soglin says cities need help on repairing infrastructure.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/keating-report-2017-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/keating-report-2017-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-2#comments Economic Development Federal Finance Public Works Public Works Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:32:00 +0000 76681 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: One of Gebhardt Development&#39;s projects that was recently completed along E. Washington Ave. in Madison, Wis.</p> San Antonio annexation deal could triple size of neighbor city http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/san-antonio-annexation-deal-could-triple-size-neighbor-city <div class="node-body article-body">If Converse, Texas, agrees to an annexation agreement that San Antonio has proposed, Converse could triple in size-- all to bring municipal services to a patch of unincorporated Bexar County.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/san-antonio-annexation-deal-could-triple-size-neighbor-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/san-antonio-annexation-deal-could-triple-size-neighbor-city#comments Economic Development Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:14:00 +0000 76601 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The San Antonio Metropolitan Area. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gfp-texas-san-antonio-metro.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> New laws and cultural attitudes attract millennials to cities http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/new-laws-and-cultural-attitudes-attract-millennials-cities <div class="node-body article-body">As the millennial generation continues to grow, cities of all sizes are evolving to attract more young people.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/new-laws-and-cultural-attitudes-attract-millennials-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/new-laws-and-cultural-attitudes-attract-millennials-cities#comments Economic Development Wed, 15 Feb 2017 04:06:00 +0000 76091 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Julia Penrose Fountain in Colorado Springs, Colo. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:America_the_Beautiful_Park#/media/File:Photo-Stargate-Fountain.png">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Stadium woes leads NFL’s Chargers to depart for Los Angeles amid public outcry http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/stadium-woes-leads-nfl-s-chargers-depart-los-angeles-amid-public-outcry <div class="node-body article-body">The Chargers’ move from San Diego to Los Angeles has kicked off animosity towards the franchise from the public and civic leaders in San Diego alike. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/stadium-woes-leads-nfl-s-chargers-depart-los-angeles-amid-public-outcry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/stadium-woes-leads-nfl-s-chargers-depart-los-angeles-amid-public-outcry#comments Economic Development Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:37:00 +0000 75541 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Qualcomm_Stadium_2007.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> The best and worst counties for job growth http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/best-and-worst-counties-job-growth <div class="node-body gallery-body">Personal finance website GetRichSlowly.org analyzed Bureau of Labor Statistics data for the 343 largest counties in the U.S., to determine which counties' job markets are most primed for growth. is your county on the list?</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/best-and-worst-counties-job-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/best-and-worst-counties-job-growth#comments Economic Development Bonus Content Tue, 13 Dec 2016 22:16:00 +0000 74921 at http://americancityandcounty.com Pulse nightclub owner to not sell it to Orlando for memorial http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/pulse-nightclub-owner-not-sell-it-orlando-memorial <div class="node-body article-body">The owner of Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., has decided not to sell it to the city, which planned to convert the site of June’s horrific mass shooting into a memorial. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/pulse-nightclub-owner-not-sell-it-orlando-memorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/pulse-nightclub-owner-not-sell-it-orlando-memorial#comments Economic Development Fri, 09 Dec 2016 22:32:00 +0000 74881 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson visits Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla. on the three-month anniversary of the shooting there. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Secretary_Johnson_pays_Respect_at_Pulse_Nightclub_(29074148974).jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Maximizing results in government real estate auctions http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/maximizing-results-government-real-estate-auctions <div class="node-body blog-body">Lee Leslie and Adrian Strelzow of Ten-X discuss the advantages of online public real estate auctions.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/maximizing-results-government-real-estate-auctions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/maximizing-results-government-real-estate-auctions#comments Economic Development Housing Viewpoints Wed, 09 Nov 2016 20:56:00 +0000 74431 at http://americancityandcounty.com Municipal Leader of the Year: Going all in http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/municipal-leader-year-going-all <div class="field-deck"> How North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee bet it all on a long-shot economic development project - and won big </div> <div class="node-body article-body">North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee bet it all on a long-shot economic development project - and won big.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/municipal-leader-year-going-all" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/municipal-leader-year-going-all#comments Economic Development Fri, 28 Oct 2016 19:07:00 +0000 74221 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px;">North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee. Image via City of North Las Vegas.</span></p> California city's new ordinance gives retail workers fair scheduling http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/california-citys-new-ordinance-gives-retail-workers-fair-scheduling <div class="node-body article-body">Emeryville, Calif., became the third U.S. city to pass an ordinance requiring large employers to give employees their schedules two weeks in advance.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/california-citys-new-ordinance-gives-retail-workers-fair-scheduling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/california-citys-new-ordinance-gives-retail-workers-fair-scheduling#comments Economic Development Job Creation Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:03:00 +0000 74071 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The Jamba Juice&nbsp;headquarters building in Emeryville, Calif. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jamba_Juice-Sendmail_headquarters.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Finalist cities continue projects from 2013 innovation contest http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/finalist-cities-continue-projects-2013-innovation-contest <div class="node-body article-body">Four out of five cities that were finalists in Bloomberg Philanthropies' 2013 Mayors Challenge have seen their winning projects come to fruition three years after the challenge ended.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/finalist-cities-continue-projects-2013-innovation-contest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/finalist-cities-continue-projects-2013-innovation-contest#comments Economic Development Technology Wed, 12 Oct 2016 17:57:00 +0000 73771 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Rhode Island STate House in providence, R.I. Providence placed first in the 2013 Mayors Challenge. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rhode_Island_State_Capitol_(north_facade).jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p>